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Breitling Navitimer Replica Watch Review

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Breitling was founded in 1884 by Leon Breitling in Saint-Imier. and opened a factory specializing in chronometers, stopwatches and measuring instruments for watchmakers. Breitling did not make watches then, later Breitling was known for precision-made chronometers designed for airmen. In the past Breitling replica found movements from suppliers such as Valjoux, ETA and Venus instead of producing in-house movements. The styling of Breitling replica watches is characterized by polished covers, bracelets and large dials that are designed to improve readability.

Two really nice things on the busy dial are first the anchored B-winged logo of the brand, applied and lifted in yellow gold and secondly a surprisingly great but minimal application of Super-LumiNova. The lume is applied to the hour and minute hands and applied as square dots on the hour markers. Although you would initially think that this makes no difference to the readability of the night, this actually results in a dial that is easy to read in the dark. You only have to charge the lume for a few minutes and voilà, you can tell the time a few hours in the dark. The date window (not lumed) between 4 and 5 pm integrates nicely with the dial and subtly, yet visible, shows the date in white with a black background.

Navitimer fake watch

The most legendary model among the aviator watches is certainly the Breitling Navitimer replica, a chronograph with an integrated flight computer. The Breitling Navitimer is an evolution of the Breitling Chronomat from 1942, with its distinctive frame. Breitling decided to improve this very practical ring and in 1952 the 'Navi' was born. This border panel was used to calculate complicated operations without other tools.

Breitling's refurbishment, which has been carefully developed over the past few months by new CEO Georges Kern and CVC Capital Partners, does not include a new women's collection - yet. However, it contains the first of probably smaller versions of the redesigned men's models. The Navitimer 1 Automatic 38 was inspired by a Navitimer from the 1950s, the Reference 66, a replica watches hands. The absence of chronograph sub-controls makes the dial cleaner than the modern Navitimer, but the inclusion of a slide rule makes it less good than the acclaimed Navitimer 8, which was introduced in the fall. The rolled frame, which in my opinion is somewhat decorative, removes the technical aspect of the slide rule and the second hand with red dot. It contains the Breitling automatic Caliber 17 (an ETA 2824-2 base) with COSC chronometer certification and a 40-hour power reserve.

But what is perhaps the most important aspect of this Navitimer and also explains the beautiful, short, 01 moniker is the movement. It is the first Breitling fabrication movement, the B01. This is the same movement as in the Chronomat B01 and other newer Breitling models. That same movement is also the basis for the Breitling B02 and B03 in-house variations. It is a classic chronograph design with column wheel that is approved by most as a better design for a chronograph than alternatives such as lever or cam operated movements. Although it is an ordinary design and not revolutionary, making a new fully in-house column wheel chronograph is no sinecure and pushing the warranty to five years shows the confidence of the brand in the reliability of that new movement.

Breitling comes with some very nice additions to existing product lines. Especially the replica Navitmer 46mm net "havana" dial is very nice. Due to the limitation of 1000 watches also temporarily available.

The Navitimer 1 Automatic 38mm replica is a sweetspot that is suitable for both men and women, and brands increasingly deploy unisex watches in that size. The 38 mm Panerai Luminor Due, introduced in January at SIHH, is another great that comes to mind. And besides, when I returned from the jewelery shows in Las Vegas, I can report that jewelry goes in the same direction. I saw many rings, bracelets and pendants that can work for - and are meant to be worn by - women or men. This unisex trend appeals to what is described as the "more gender-fluid" millennium generation, but even those of us who are older and do not identify with that definition or can not appreciate much in millennials in the unisex concept, especially those of us women who love men's replica watches.